building line

noun
(on a building lot) a line within, or coinciding with, the property line, beyond which it is illegal to build.
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building line
 
n
the boundary line along a street beyond which buildings must not project

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The building line shall comply with subdivision plat restrictions.
Lot size and building line protections led to preservation of neighborhood character in many urban neighborhoods.
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